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PC BluRay help

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7y, 10m agoPosted 7 years, 10 months ago
I have a Core 2 Duo 2.33Ghz PC which i have just installed a BluRay drive and a Sapphire ATI Radeon HD3450 graphics card. When trying a BluRay disk or a BluRay rip through the provided Cyberlink PowerDVD software, the picture is very jerky at times. I can watch the BluRay rip (but not the BluRay disk) through VLC player with no jerkiness at all. Has anybody any ideas about this or can anyone recommend a good software player. I am in the middle of downloading Arcsoft TotalMedia Theatre to try that but any advice appreciated.
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7y, 10m agoPosted 7 years, 10 months ago
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banned#1
you using PowerDVD 9? might be worth downloading it.

I was gonna say maybe your computer couldn't handle it, but if it can handle the rip, I'm not sure.
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vibeone;4681751
you using PowerDVD 9? might be worth downloading it.

I was gonna say maybe your computer couldn't handle it, but if it can handle the rip, I'm not sure.

I'm sure it will be PowerDVD 8 but i'll check. PC should handle it fine and has 2Gb memory too.
banned#3
Reddwarfposse5
I'm sure it will be PowerDVD 8 but i'll check. PC should handle it fine and has 2Gb memory too.

I think the graphics card does most of the work if you have hardware encoding/decoding on. For example I use Nvidia Purevideo, and its part of my graphics card.

I could be talking bobbins.
#4
Well hopefully someone can point me in the right direction. I'm pretty new to the whole BluRay thing.
#5
not had any experience with ati and hd but get ur drivers updated, it sounds like it might be having a problem getting hardware acceleration going are u talking about a 4gig odd rip or a 25gb one.
#6
jack_burt0n;4681840
not had any experience with ati and hd but get ur drivers updated, it sounds like it might be having a problem getting hardware acceleration going are u talking about a 4gig odd rip or a 25gb one.

Just a smaller rip. Which is why i was puzzled with it stuttering in PowerDVD. Could it be a codec issue as i have no codecs installed and usually rely in VLC player to play everything?
#7
http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?t=1049332

stuttering rip playback but might apply to ur discs too.

Power dvd has been a hassle for pretty much everyone i know going the HTPC route for HD.
#8
dcx_badass;4682084
I've got a Pentium D 3.0ghz, 3gb ram and an nvidia 7600GT and can play HD-DVDs fine, so spec wise you should be ok.

Thanks. I've been looking over on AVForums and i'm going to try a couple of different codecs and players. Hopefully that will be sorted. I've just got the new Samsung LE40A656 TV and dying to see it in full action :thumbsup:
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jack_burt0n;4682214
http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?t=1049332

stuttering rip playback but might apply to ur discs too.

Power dvd has been a hassle for pretty much everyone i know going the HTPC route for HD.

Thanks. Some good points there.
#10
Also check your refresh rate in CCC as mine tends to change for some un known reason.
I often have to go into display properties and change it back to 60Hz.
#11
which operating system are you using?
#12
maddogb;4689865
which operating system are you using?

Windows XP. I downloaded Arcsoft Total Media Theatre last night and it worked perfectly. The only thing i have to do is trace which audio codec it is for the BluRay rip i have.
#13
Thanks for all the help and advice guys.

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